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Buyer - MCIPS - ISO 9001

Tiger Resourcing Solutions Ltd

Posted on Mar 16, 2023 by Tiger Resourcing Solutions Ltd

Redhill, Surrey, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£35k - £42k Annual

Buyer - MCIPS - ISO 9001

Sources, negotiates and purchases items, materials or services of a technical or specialised nature from approved suppliers in accordance with authorising documents, within the authorised signature authority and to company policies and procedures. Assists Associate Buyers with their higher value and/or more complicated commodity purchases as required. This position typically works under general supervision and direction. Incumbents of this position will regularly exercise discretionary and substantial decision-making authority.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Awards purchase orders up to authorised signature authority, ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Evaluates purchase requisitions for materials and services of a technical or specialised nature and confer with cross- functional departments regarding requirements, specifications, quantity, quality and delivery dates.
  • Recommends substitutes or changes where cost savings or supportive deliveries will result
  • Keeps abreast of current and developing market conditions.
  • Investigates and interview new vendors as possible sources
  • Solicits and evaluates quotations and negotiates directly with supplier representatives for best price, delivery and terms
  • Negotiates and resolves adjustments with vendors involving replacement of non-conforming materials to purchase specifications
  • Assures that all purchasing documents are maintained in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Follows up on and expedites orders as required
  • Develops and maintains all necessary weekly and monthly reports associated with assigned task
  • Supports department goals for minimum vendor delinquencies, timely purchase requisition placement and timely processing of rejections, and cost estimating proposals
  • Assists Business Development, Bids and Proposals, Project Management, Cost Estimating, Contracts and other departments, as requested, to develop proposals for new business
  • Performs spreadsheet analyses as required
  • Participates in total quality management, continuous process improvement and ISO 9001 efforts
  • Provides guidance to Associate Buyers
  • Assists in maintaining procurement computer database and all documentation files
  • May perform other functions as assigned such as: systems reviews, new systems pilots, training, etc.
  • Department interface with Program Management and Engineering on new programs/projects. Participation on Process Improvement Teams.

Minimum Job Requirements:

Skills knowledge and experience:


  • Intermediate user of Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Ability to evaluate quotations against specifications; negotiate and communicate with suppliers
  • Ability to read and understand technical specifications and engineering drawings


  • A keen awareness and understanding of changing market conditions and general understanding of price/cost analysis

Education and qualifications


  • Educated to degree level in related field plus extensive buying experience


  • MCIPS qualified or working towards MCIPS

Reference: 2512489370


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